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Major Taylor Champion Cyclist

Written by: Lesa Cline-Ransome Illustrated by: James E. Ransome For ages: 6-10 years Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Historic Figure, Historical Events, Sports Figures, Civil Rights, Racism, Trailblazer.  Summary: Set in Victorian times, this book covers the life of Marshall Taylor, later known as Major…

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Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army

Written by: Art Coulson Illustrated by: Nick Hardcastle For ages: 6-10 years Language: English  Topics Covered: Indigenous Voices, Boarding Schools, Historical Events, Historical Figures, Sports, Courage, Bravery.  Summary: This book opens at a boarding school in Lawrence Kansas, where a young boy meets his hero football team….

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The United States v. Jackie Robinson

Written by: Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Illustrated by: R. Gregory Christie For ages: 5-10 years Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Historical Figures, Military History, Sports Figures, Civil Rights. Summary: Before we knew Jackie Robinson as the first African-American Major League Baseball player, he served in the military….

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